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  • His favourite word is parks.

Conservative MP for Thornhill (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 61.40% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter A wreath for Peshawar school massacre in Vishnu Mandir Peace Park: education the enemy & best weapon against terror http://t.co/D5VMmmiFfa

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Re Obama on Keystone today..remember who was awarded 3 Pinocchios by @washingtonpost for KXL pipeline comments http://t.co/KkvdgKZBur

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Paid respects/ offered condolences at Pakistan Consulate General in Thornhill for Taliban terrorist slaughter of school children

This week

Posted on Twitter Beyond comprehension that EU has removed Hamas from terrorist org blacklist.

Posted on Twitter Honoured to join Rabbi Joseph + Rabbi Mendel Zaltzman to light the first Chanukah candle in the festival of lights http://t.co/kXmwN5JeZD

Posted on Twitter .@Baird Canadian Govt deeply disappointed by Geneva Convention's misguided convening of a politicized meeting on Palestine

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted Yes on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted No on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted No on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, it is an honour and a pleasure to rise in the House today on this historic occasion, the third reading of the Rouge national ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, early this morning we learned of an attack against a synagogue in West Jerusalem. This cowardly act took the lives of four people and ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, I will enthusiastically encourage all fellow members of the House to join me in supporting Bill S-5, the Nááts’ihch’oh national park reserve act. As ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, can the Minister of National Defence please update the House on the status of Operation Impact, Canada's contribution to the fight against the terrorist ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my hon. colleague for his obvious commitment to the rivers and natural places across the GTA. With regard to the question of ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Peter Kent wants Joe Oliver to fund HPV vaccine for boys Conservative MP Peter Kent, who spent much of this year being treated for throat and tongue cancer, says he's going to ask federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver to consider funding HPV vaccinations for boys in the 2015 budget. Kent revealed over the summer ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Hong Kong Mr. Speaker, Canada is home to a large population of Canadians who were born in Hong Kong. I am proud to represent many in my riding ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Cy Tokmakjian's 15-year sentence 'outrageous,' Peter Kent says A Toronto-area MP says a local businessman sentenced in Cuba to 15 years in prison should be sent back to Canada. Peter Kent says Cy Tokmakjian could be expelled from the Caribbean country or transferred to a Canadian facility instead of serving out his ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Cy Tokmakjian's 15-year sentence 'outrageous,' Peter Kent says Cy Tokmakjian, who owns of the Ontario-based automotive company Tokmakjian Group, could be expelled from the Caribbean country or transferred to a Canadian facility instead of serving out his sentence there, Peter Kent said Sunday. "It's obvious an ...

Spoke in the House on Parks Canada Mr. Speaker, our Conservative government created the Rouge national urban park act, which will result in the first urban national park in our country. Last year, ...

Spoke in the House on HPV Vaccination Program Mr. Speaker, I rise today to thank colleagues on both sides of this House for the kind words and prayers during my recent medical bout with ...

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun (blog) PETER KENT'S CANCER: will it help with public funding of HPV vaccination in ... Conservative MP Peter Kent recently disclosed his battle against tongue and throat cancer, caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). The upside of Kent's experience is that it may help convince more parents to get their sons vaccinated against HPV. And it ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca 'I'm really lucky': Conservative MP Peter Kent opens up about stage 4 cancer and ... OTTAWA – Just before Christmas last year, Conservative MP Peter Kent discovered a lump in his throat. Doctors thought it was a minor cyst, but after an operation in February they made a much more ominous diagnosis: carcinoma in his lymph nodes.

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Peter Kent remembers Jim Flaherty ... Kent remembers Jim Flaherty. By Peter Kent Member of Parliament, Thornhill. Jim Flaherty and Peter Kent take part in a photo opportunity after making an announcement regarding ;. Jim Flaherty and Peter Kent take part in a photo opportunity after making an announcement regarding funding towards the Rouge National Urban Park in Scarborough, Ont., on Friday, May 25, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan ... was the Minister of the Environment between 2011 and 2013. He's currently the MP for Thornhill, Ont.

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill S-15, An Act to amend the Canada National Parks Act and ... As usual, I'll begin with a brief statement and then would be pleased to answer any questions that members may have. As you know, there are ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Review of the Draft Federal Sustainable Development Strategy 2013-2016 Thank you, Chair. It's always a pleasure to visit. Let me start off by expressing my sincere appreciation for the opportunity to discuss the 2013-2016 draft ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2013-14: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 under ... Thank you, Mr. Chair and committee members. Good morning. Good morning, everyone. Mr. Chair, I will start by expressing my sincere appreciation to the committee for ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 425 to 432 (Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012) ... Thank you, Chair. Good afternoon, colleagues. As you have heard, with me today is my deputy minister, Bob Hamilton; the CEO of Parks Canada, Alan Latourelle; ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee of the Standing Committee on Finance on Bill C-38 committee on Bill C-38, Part 3 (Responsible Resource Development) Thank you. Good morning, honourable members. Mr. Chair, I am pleased to be here this morning as you commence your study of Bill C-38. I will ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2012-13: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good afternoon, Mr. Chair and members of the committee, for this abbreviated session, circumstances being what they are. With me today are ...